The following task management features are available in Project Online.
Looking for information about all Project Online features? See the Project Online service description.
Active and inactive tasks
When you inactivate a task, it stays in the project plan but does not affect the following: resource availability, the project schedule, or how other tasks are scheduled. Learn more about inactivating a task.
Get suggestions for task or resource names as you type.
Use Auto Schedule mode to schedule your tasks automatically. Learn more about how Project schedules tasks.
Calendar date extended to 2149
Project tasks can now use calendar dates up to 2149.
Cross-project critical path
A critical path is the series of tasks that must be completed on schedule for a project to finish on schedule. You can create, edit, and delete a dependency relationship with a task in another project.
View factors that affect the scheduling of a task, such as a changed start date or error messages.
Task path analysis
See how one task connects to other tasks by highlighting its task path throughout the project. Learn more about highlighting how tasks link to other tasks.
Top-down summary tasks
Create a resource assignment on a summary task. Learn more about top-down planning.
Update the progress on a task to show percent completed.
User-controlled and manual scheduling
Use Manually Schedule mode to schedule tasks manually. See How Project schedules tasks.
To view feature availability across plans, standalone options, and on-premises solutions, see Project Online service description.